Progressive destruction by artillery fire of a farm occupied and fortified by the enemy

A work made of gelatin silver print, from loose-leaf album of aerial photographs from the photographic section, air service, american expeditionary forces, world war i.
© 2018 The Estate of Edward Steichen/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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  • A work made of gelatin silver print, from loose-leaf album of aerial photographs from the photographic section, air service, american expeditionary forces, world war i.

Date:

1918/19

Artist:

Photographic Section, U.S. Air Service, American Expeditionary Forces (AEF)
and Major Edward J. Steichen, A.S.A. (American, born Luxembourg, 1879–1973)

About this artwork

For more on Edward Steichen’s work in the Art Institute’s collection visit the website: Edward Steichen’s World War I Years.

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Photography

Artist

Edward Steichen

Title

Progressive destruction by artillery fire of a farm occupied and fortified by the enemy

Origin

United States

Date

1918–1919

Medium

Gelatin silver print, from loose-leaf album of aerial photographs from the Photographic Section, Air Service, American Expeditionary Forces, World War I

Dimensions

12.9 × 7 cm (each image); 16.9 × 23.6 cm (paper); 24.5 × 31.8 cm (album page)

Credit Line

Gift of William Kistler

Reference Number

1977.736a-c

Copyright

© 2018 The Estate of Edward Steichen/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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